Book Reviews by Me

Book Reviews by Me

  Between the woods and the water, patrick lee fermor. If you like bucolic romanticism, even though non-fiction and even though told in such a way that it might as well be completely made up, you will completely fall in love with this book; with its style of writing and with its subject.  PLF writes … more

How to phrase a wish

How to phrase a wish

You are granted a single wish from a genie who WILL try to ruin it for you. What do you wish for and how to you avoid it backfiring? Real lessons in magick from an unexpected source. http://bit.ly/1qiJiv3 Example: “I would like a wallet that always has cash in it, that I can always find, … more

Beaulieu Abbey: The Real History

Beaulieu Abbey: The Real History

Enjoy torturing women? Have a house. The real history of Beaulieu Abbey. Spent the weekend on a visit to Beaulieu; the vast estate created at the dissolution of the monasteries. Today it is a beautiful and peaceful place trading to tourists on the back of it’s maritime heritage, its wildlife and the cute donkeys which … more

Adriaen Coenen’s Fish Book (1580)

Adriaen Coenen’s Fish Book (1580)

From The Public Domain Review “Selected double-page spreads from Adriaen Coenen’s Visboek (Fish Book), an epic 800+ page tome on all things fish and fish-related. Coenen began work on this unique book in 1577, at the age of 63, and in three years gathered an unprecedented amount of information on the sea and its coasts, … more

Assisted Dying on a ship moored in international waters.

Assisted Dying on a ship moored in international waters.

New crowd fund campaign for an assisted dying ship to enable anyone to end their life well and for those who assist them to be free from prosecution. Based on a ship which moves into international waters. The campaign focuses attention on two issues: 1. Who is in charge of when we die: ourselves or … more

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